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West Coast Reel Life August 2019

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It might not seem like it with the recent snowstorms, but spring is just around the corner.

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West Coast Reel Life April 2019

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The winter fishing season starts on the first of May and brings some great fishing.

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West Coast Reel Life March 2019

WC1 RL March 2019

Salmon season is upon us thanks to recent rain that has triggered their runs.

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West Coast Reel Life December 2018

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The fishing is really starting to pick up on the West Coast as trout look up and focus on large dry flies floating downstream - that provide a high energy...

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West Coast Reel Life April 2017

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Aside from a period of rain last week lifting river flows, conditions this autumn have been superb.

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Southland Reel Life FEB 2017

In this month’s Reel Life article, field officer Cohen Stewart interviews retired fishing guide and honorary ranger Len Prentice to find out how the average angler can make their fishing...

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West Coast Reel Life FEB 2017

Over the past week and a half, weather conditions have improved significantly on the West Coast, with a period of excellent settled weather.

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Hawke’s Bay Reel Life Feb 2017

With February air temperatures peaking at 33OC at the airport, it was nice to receive some decent rain in the middle of the month to give the rivers a good...

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Auckland / Waikato Reel Life Feb 2017

The weather has been less than ideal recently but the heat has brought out the cicadas – and the trout that feed on them.

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Southland Reel Life JAN 2017

As mentioned in previous Reel Life articles, there have been isolated increases in mouse populations in some parts of Southland.

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North Canterbury Reel Life Jan 2017

As I write this report, the East Coast rivers in Canterbury have peaked in flood, with flows higher than seen for some time.

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Eastern Reel Life Jan 2017

Lake Rotorua’s shoreline fishery has been slow to get underway this summer due to cooler and windier than normal conditions.

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Otago Reel Life JAN 2017

It’s fair to say that the summer holiday period has been severely interrupted by some abysmal weather over the past month and leading up to the New Year.

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